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  • SCOTTISH BEAVER TRIAL A “TREMENDOUS STEP FORWARD”

     

    Trees for Life, the award-winning charity working to restore the Caledonian Forest in the Scottish Highlands, today welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to allow a trial reintroduction of European beavers to Mid-Argyll.


    (Filed: Tue Jun 03 2008)
  • Torbay opts for Tata Interactive Systems’ Integrated Working Programme


    Torbay Children’s Services has commissioned the global learning provider, Tata Interactive Systems (TIS), to develop an eLearning course in Integrated Working. The modular programme enables those working across children’s services to understand how to work together more effectively in order to improve outcomes for children and young people.


    (Filed: Sun Feb 10 2008)
  • Aberdeen City Council makes staff training easy


    Cobent - the ‘compliance’ software vendor, specialising in the manufacturing and life sciences sectors – is helping Aberdeen City Council make training and development easier for the Council’s 12,500 full and part-time staff.


    (Filed: Fri Jan 18 2008)
  • Council wins awards by closing staff skills gaps

     

    West Lothian Council has been using a tool from York-based MyKnowledgeMap (MKM) to analyse soft skills. The tool helps to highlight skills gaps within the organisation as a whole, for specific departments and individuals. The bespoke, easy-to-use system developed and provided by MKM contributed towards seeing the Council awarded the Institute of Customer Service ‘Centre of Excellence’.


    (Filed: Mon Jun 04 2007)
  • BACS AWARDS SET TO RECOGNISE FURTHER IMPROVEMENTS IN COUNCIL TAX COLLECTION

     

    Local Authorities that have made tangible improvements in their Council Tax collection rates during the last year need look no further for recognition! Today, Bacs – the not-for-profit, industry body behind Direct Debit and Bacs Direct Credit – has launched its annual Local Authority (LA) Direct Debit Challenge Awards.


    (Filed: Fri Apr 27 2007)
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